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Research Review Committee

Please Note: Due to state testing and district initiatives, the Research Review Committee will not meet to review projects in April or May 2017. If you wish to have your project reviewed before the end of the academic year, you must submit no later than Thursday, February 23, 2017. Projects submitted after this date will not be reviewed until the meeting on June 1, 2017.

Conducting Research Request Information

 


Research Review Committee

The Omaha Public Schools’ Research Review Committee is responsible for reviewing research proposals, maintaining research records, and disseminating research findings to district personnel. Individuals, institutions, or organizations interested in conducting research in the Omaha Public Schools must read the Guidelines for Conducting Research and submit their request via the online form (see tab to the right for the form). There is also a document with tips for conducting research in Omaha Public Schools.

The Research Review Committee meets each month to review submissions. All submissions must be received one week prior to the meeting. Submissions received after this deadline will be reviewed in the next cycle. Please note that only complete submissions will be reviewed. Click here for a calendar of meetings and submission deadlines.


Consent Forms

All prospective participants must be given adequate information that allows them to make informed decisions regarding participation in a proposed research project. Therefore, a proposed consent form or notification letter must be attached to the research proposal. A complete list of the components required in all consent documents can be found in the Guidelines for Conducting Research.


Conducting Research - Form Instructions

To conduct research in the Omaha Public Schools, we ask that you answer each of the questions on the form below. Please answer all questions fully to improve the accuracy of your request and time needed to provide the information. Allow at least 2 weeks for processing after the committee meeting, since your request will be added to other requests and prioritized based on district requirements. Please read the “Guidelines for Conducting Research in OPS” before completing this form.

 

Please be aware that if your research will require requesting data from OPS, you will also need to submit a data request once your research is approved by the Research Review Committee.

 *For dissertation studies, a letter indicating support of the proposed research project including the proposed research, methodology, and analyses from the University's committee chair on University letterhead must accompany the Request to Conduct Research.

**For action research, a letter indicating support of the project from an advisor must accompany the Request to Conduct Research. 

 

Any questions with  *  are required fields.

















   

   

Why are you conducting this research (course requirement, grant requirement, completion of degree)? *




Describe your requested participants including number, type (e.g. students, staff, parents), grade levels, building names, etc.  *
Describe your procedures and methodology.  If you are administering a survey or instrument, please include the name of each measure *

Will you need data from OPS?   *
(Note:  If your study is approved, you must submit a data request.  Allow at least 2 weeks for processing, since your request will be added to other requests and prioritized based on district requirements.)


Describe the responsibilities of OPS students including the amount of time required to complete instruments or interviews. *
Describe the responsibilities of OPS teachers / staff / principals including the amount of time required to conduct interventions, distribute instruments, conduct interviews, etc.  *

Will you need access to classrooms or special facilities?  If so, how many and what type?  *
How do you plan to use your results/outcomes (e.g. conference presentation, publication? *

Please attach your Consent Form for all involved parties. *



File Size: 10000KB Maximum

File Types: .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pdf, .txt, .zip, .swf, .docx


Please attach your Survey(s) / Research Instruments (s) / Observation Schedule Document(s).  *  (Note:  If you intend to use any instruments they must be attached below)



File Size: 1000KB Maximum

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Please attach your Timeline. *



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Please attach IRB Forms (optional)



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Please attach Research proposal (optional)



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Please attach any letters or other documents to be used.



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